September 6, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Three injured in wreck

Three Wagarville residents received what appeared to be non-life threatening injuries in a one-vehicle crash that occurred Thursday, Aug. More...

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Church

Church Calendar

Revival continues at  A.O.H. Church of God  More...

‘Show Your Colors Night’ Wednesday at JHS gym

Jackson First Assembly of God and One99 Student Ministries will present the eighth annual “Show Your Colors Night” Wednesday, Sept. More...

Spiritual Beliefs

Let your spiritual GPS help keep you on course

In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God...And the Word became flesh and dwelt among us, and we beheld His glory, the glory as of the only begotten of the Father, full of grace and truth. John 1:1,14   More...

Sports

Aggies blank CCHS 30-0

The Jackson High School Aggies jumped out to a huge first half lead and cruised to a 30-0 win over Clarke County in the 97th meeting between the two schools this past Friday night at Simpkins Stadium-Legion Field.  “It is always good to ge More...

SPORTS REPORT

Is Bama a safe bet to repeat?

The first full weekend of college football ended Labor Day with Georgia Tech edging Virginia Tech in prime time on ESPN.  More...

Eagles smash SCA

The fifth-ranked Jackson Academy varsity football team stepped out of region play and up in classification last week as they took on 2A South Choctaw Academy and won convincingly 33 – 14. More...

For the Record

Clarke County Sheriff’s Report

Arrests booked through the Clarke County Jail during the week of Aug. 28-Sept. More...

WashCo Sheriff’s Report

The Washington County Sheriff’s Department reported the following arrests during the past week:  *Kelly Logan, 36, of McIntosh was taken into custody Aug. More...

Clarke County Records

Marriage license applications  Phillip Joseph Lee Aucion, to Ashley Elizabeth Smith; Robert E. Smith, to Patricia Ann Ikner.  Marriage license applications are just that—applications for licenses, not necessarily actual marriages. More...

Fugitives sought by JPD caught

Jackson Police, this week, reported the capture of two fugitives sought for separate crimes in the city.   Denisha Harris, 23, was apprehended at gunpoint, Aug. 27, by U.S. Marshals at the University of West Alabama in Livingston. More...

Is there such a thing as a collard tree?

Mary Pugh and her husband, Larry, grew these giant collards in the Zimco area. The plants are more than 3 years old and are now 8 ft. tall. More...

Resisting police lands McIntosh man in jail

A McIntosh man faces multiple charges after refusing to cooperate with police following an Aug. More...

News

Kiwanis Yard Sale - Free Access

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Thomasville men charged in ChoctawCo shooting

Two Thomasville men have been arrested and charged in connection with a shooting at a private party in Lavaca Saturday.  The shooting at the private party in a now-defunct former nightspot resulted in the wounding of two persons and the arrest o More...

McIntosh election numbers updated

The Town of McIntosh released the following updated voting numbers for last week’s municipal election. More...

Coming Events

Mark Your Calendar

Friends & Family lunch fund-raiser  A Friends and Family Lunch fund-raiser hosted by the Clarke County People First will be Friday, Sept. 7, at The Arc of Clarke County, 501 Forest Avenue, Jackson. More...

Editorials

Political Cartoon

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Lawsuit questions legality of state’s ‘balanced’ budget

Former State Sen. John Rice of Auburn has filed a lawsuit to block the General Fund budget passed by the Alabama Legislature earlier this year. He contends it is illegal. More...

USA has a better ring to it than USC

• On Sept. 9, 1776, the Continental Congress formally declares the name of the new nation to be the “United States” of America. It replaced the term “United Colonies,” which had been in general use.   More...

People

Miss Kelly - Mr. Hope wedding plans announced

Mr. and Mrs. Phillip Kelly of Jackson announce the engagement of their daughter, Allison Marie, to Andrew James Hope. Mr. Hope is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Bob Hope of Fulton.  Miss Kelly is the granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. More...

Gates graduates from Army basic training

Pv2 Ethan Brent Gates, son of Brent Gates of Jackson and Linda Gates of Leroy, completed U.S. Army basic training on Aug. 17, at the U.S. More...

Rodriguez receives scholarship

Lauren Rodriguez, center, was the recipient of the Warrene and Frank Barbaree Endowed Scholarship for the second year in a row. More...